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Individual Placements

Appalachian Conservation Corps engages individuals in positions with federal, state and local land management agencies and environmentally focused non-profits working on specialized projects. Individual Placements (interns) are paired with a local supervisors and these positions offer more technical, hands-on experience in the work of these organizations or agencies and many times provide the training necessary to secure long term employment in these fields.

The type of position we offer can include:

  • Invasive Plant Management
  • Education and Interpretation
  • Digital Design and Science Communications
  • Historical Research and Preservation
  • Cultural and Natural Resource Management
  • Land Monitoring/GIS

During your term, you will be trained by conservation professionals and get hands-on experience to build on your skillset, opening doors to further your career. Depending on your position, you may receive beneficial trainings, certifications, and other professional development opportunities.

Open Positions

TitlePosition SummaryLocationDatesApplication
Interpretation Individual Placements • C&O Canal National Historical Park Share the stories of C&O Canal through a wide variety of interpretive and educational programming services.Great Falls, MD

5/29/2023 - 11/24/2023 (26 Weeks)
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Sharing Individual Placement • National Park Service Cultural Resources
Share the stories of diverse communities throughout the U.S., past and present. Washington, D.C. 7/10/2023 - 6/21/2024 (50 weeks)Click Here
Interpretation and Community Outreach Individual Placement • Petersburg National BattlefieldTrain as an interpretative ranger and share under-told stories, highlighting diverse voices. Petersburg, VA8/7/2023 - 8/2/2024 (52 weeks) Click Here
Natural Resources Individual Placement • Valley Forge National Historical ParkHelp monitor natural resources to preserve and protect the natural diversity found at Valley Forge. King of Prussia, PA8/7/2023 - 1/20/2024 (26 weeks)Click Here

New positions are being listed frequently! If you are interested in keeping your resume on file and being contacted if a position opens up that fits your skillset and preferred timeframe, contact Maddie, the Individual Placements Program Manager at





Appalachian Conservation Corps (ACC) emphasizes the recruitment and engagement of diverse teams and individuals who learn from each other and their projects in a supportive environment. In selecting participants, ACC encourages all types of diversity including, but not limited to; race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, social-economic, and disability.

Appalachian Conservation Corps also emphasizes the engagement of local individuals who represent the communities in which they serve. ACC intentionally searches for funding sources and program options to support the goal of offering experiences to a wide range of participants.